Global Disease Detectives in Kibera (5:35)

Global Disease Detectives in Kibera

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The mini-documentary chronicles how the US reaches out to Kenya’s largest slum to offer aid in disease prevention and control. 30,000 residents routinely confer with community outreach workers in a campaign to learn more about emerging diseases, and simultaneously provide care for the families taking part. Benefits extend to Americans and the entire world as our disease detectives find new ways to provide early warning of global disease threats that respect no borders.

Release Date: 10/5/2010
Source: Center for Global Health

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